News Story


Camarillo - Local Man Arrested for Marijuana Sales
4/25/2014 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics Arrest

Report Number:

RB #14-9313


700 Block of Biscayne Ave. ' Camarillo

Date & Time:

April 24, 2013 @ 4:57 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department, Special Enforcement Detail

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Michael Patterson




In January of 2014, the Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail (SED) received information that suspicious activity, possibly involving narcotics, was occurring in the neighborhood.  SED began an investigation into the suspicious activity.  During the course of the investigation (S) Michael Patterson was identified as being a party involved.  SED continued their investigation, which lead to the development of a search warrant authored for Patterson's residence.


On April 24, 2014, SED served the search warrant at Patterson's residence.  During the search, SED located and seized about 9.3 ounces of Marijuana, more than $700 in cash, and other paraphernalia that indicated Patterson was selling the marijuana illegally.


Subsequently, Patterson was arrested for Health and Safety code 11359, possession of marijuana for sale, and Health and Safety code 11357(a), possession of concentrated cannabis.  Patterson was booked into the Ventura County Jail.  His bail was set at $20,000 and he is awaiting his arraignment scheduled for 04/28/14.


Prepared by:

Detective Larry Oriee


Media Release Date:

April 25, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Jon Witkosky - (805) 388-5118



Approved by:

Captain Eric Dowd